PayPal holding funds 180 days

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Mar 29, 2018
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PayPal decided to hold $2,600+ because of items I sold on eBay. I spoke to a rep when I first received the email about the limitations and he stated it was because PayPal didn’t like the amount I sold the items for. They are holding funds under the user agreement policy. All customers have had their products for approximately 50 days. I even have customers leave positive feedback for the items they’ve received. My account has been frozen for 54 days. I have emailed and called PayPal several times but my funds are still being held. Can anyone advise me on the next steps to take?
 

Dwayne Coward

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May we ask what the items were and how much they sold for? If the value appears to be higher than the items are worth, this is an indication of money laundering or sale of illicit items. It is entirely possible the hold is there to give them time to report it to the appropriate authorities for investigation, or it could be they are just waiting to see if one of your customers files a complaint!